Induction Process

Nodak Speedway Hall of Fame Nomination Process

Want to know how to nominate someone?
Read below to find out!

Please Contact Kadi Ruby at kadiruby@gmail.com with any questions.

 

  1. Each year a maximum of five people will be inducted into the Nodak Speedway Hall of Fame.
  2. If the Hall of Fame committee wishes to induct more than five nominees, they will have to get the Board of Directors approval.
  3. Anyone that is a Nodak Speedway club member can nominate someone to be considered for the Nodak Speedway Hall of Fame.
  4. The Hall of Fame committee will take all nominated inductees into consideration and narrow the list to a maximum of fifteen possible candidates and a short bio of why such candidate is being nominated.
  5. The list of names and their bio’s will then be taken to the Board of Directors for a vote. There will be a Nodak member and fan vote through an online poll starting after the Wild About Wheels car show and ending in August of every year. This online poll will be found on Nodak Speedways website and Facebook page.
  6. There will be a total of 60 votes. The President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and five Board Members will each have five votes, totaling 45 votes. The last 15 votes will come from the online poll. See below how the votes are distributed. The top 5 nominees with the most votes will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. (Number of votes will vary depending on number of that year’s inductees, Example: There will be 10 inductees for the year 2014, so 10 votes per person)

Board Votes

President – 5 Votes
Vice-President – 5 Votes
Treasurer – 5 Votes
Secretary – 5 Votes
5 Board Members – 5 Votes each

Fan Vote

1 – 5 Votes
2 – 4 Votes
3  – 3 Votes
4 – 2 Votes
5 – 1 Vote
6 and down 0 Votes

 

Eligibility for the Nodak Speedway Hall of Fame

 

  1. Drivers must have participated in competition for 10 years and be retired from racing for a minimum of 3 years. If a driver has raced for 25 years or more, they do not have to be retired.
  2. Car Owners must have had a car in competition for a minimum of 10 years.
  3. Pitmen must have been involved in wrenching for a minimum of 10 years.
  4. Board Members must have served the maximum terms set fourth by the Board of Directors.
  5. Officials/Volunteers must have been involved in Officiating or Volunteering their time with the club for minimum of 5 years.
  6. Sponsors/Donators must have sponsored or donated to the club for a minimum of 15 years.
  7. Fans must have attended the Nodak Speedway races for a minimum of 25 years.

 

How to submit a Nomination

Submit your nomination and bio to kadiruby@gmail.com

Please include a picture of Nominee
Below you will find a guide for bios

 

Name of person being nominated and what they are being nominated for. Example: Driver, Board member, Sponsor, Donator, Volunteer, Officiating, and/or Car owner. One or more of these labels may apply.

 

 Birth date and Day of passing if applicable.  

 

Driver Nominations 

  • What year they started racing and what class.
  • What classes did they race throughout their racing career and car numbers they had
  • Did they have a nickname
  • Career highlights; wins, championships, runner ups etc.
  • Were they involved in anything else other than driving (Ex; Board member, sponsor, donator, volunteer, Officiating, car owner)
  • What kind of racer were they
  • And any other important facts that these questions may not cover

Car Owner Nominations

  • What year did they become a car owner
  • Who drove their cars and what classes
  • Did they achieve any championships, or runner up titles

Pitmen Nominations 

  • What drivers did they pit for
  • How many years did they pit
  • And any other important facts that these questions may not cover

Board Member Nominations

  • What positions have they served for the Board
  • How many years were they on the Board
  • Did they do anything significant while on the Board
  • And any other important facts that these questions may not cover

Volunteer/Officiating Nominations

  • What did they do as a volunteer or Official
  • How many years did they volunteer or Official
  • Were they involved with anything else in the club
  • And any other important facts that these questions may not cover

Fan Nomination

  • How many years have they attended the races
  • Who have been their favorites over the years
  • Have they collected anything in remembrance of Nodak
  • And any other important facts that these questions may not cover

 

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